Archive | March, 2011
 the information processing system

Transitioning from High School to College

The New College Experience Have you ever thought about the many differences between high school and college? Or did you just simply jumped onto the boat without understanding how those differences would impact your life? The college experience is a transformational event for every student. Those of you still leaving close to home maybe won’t […]

The Information Processing System

Whenever we are exposed to new information we have two options: disregard the information or keep it. If the brain decides to keep it, the information will be encoded and placed into the short-term memory (STM). After it arrives to the STM it must be transformed and manipulated if we want to keep it in […]

Improving Presentation Skills

Being in front of an audience could be frightening for some people. But we all need to do it at some time. At school or at work we’ll always be faced with the challenge of giving a presentation. The following video, developed by communications coach Carmine Gallo, discusses the presentation style of Steve Jobs, one […]

Google Calendar for Time Management

One of the main issues affecting the academic success of college students is poor time management skills. The inability to effectively organize and manage your time affects your performance and gets in the way of your grades and, some times, your degree. Planners, organizers, calendars and similar tools are an essential part of your academic […]

Eight steps leading to success

Richard St John, analyst, author and self-proclaimed average guy, conducted hundreds of interviews to very successful people trying to determine what made them so successful. After ten years of research, he came up with what he thinks are the 8 steps that lead to success. In this 3-minutes video, Richard shares those eight steps and […]